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[5 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

For the second time this season, I witnessed the Cubs give up 18 runs at Wrigley Field. This time the Mets pounded the Cubs 18-5 as the Mets scored 5-runs in three different innings. This was only the eighth game I have attended in which one team scored 18 or more runs in the game.
Beg, Borrow and Deal
I sold my tickets to today’s game so rather than try to buy a ticket for today, I traded my extra ticket for yesterday’s game for a ticket to today’s game. In my …

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[4 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

The Mets and Cubs are clearly playing too poorly for FOX to keep them on the national broadcast as the game time was changed from 3:10 pm to 12:05 pm.  The game was calm (even Carlos Zambrano kept his cool after Carlos Beltran eluded Starlin Castro’s tag at second base in the fourth inning) as the Cubs defeated the Mets 5-3.  Castro became the first Cubs rookie since May 21-28, 1944 to have six straight multi-hit games.

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[3 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
10 Year Wedding Anniversary at Wrigley Field

Two years ago the Ultimate Sports Wife and I attended the Cubs game at Wrigley Field for our eighth wedding anniversary. That game was a night game but the eight-year anniversary is not a major milestone.
This year we also spent our wedding anniversary at the Cubs game but this time around it was our 10th anniversary. However, there is no way we would have attended if the game did not fall on a Friday afternoon. So, in that case, the game time was a blessing. Also, I could make the …

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[23 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

After the U.S. Open it was time to drive to Queens for the New York Mets game versus the St. Louis Cardinals. Last season, I wrote that I went to Nationals Park to attend a game at every existing Major League Baseball ballpark. Once again, MLB opened up two more parks this season – Yankee Stadium and Citi Field. With the Mets playing on Monday night, my decision to day trip to New York City for the doubleheader – Monday regulation play at the U.S. Open and a game at …